Details for Burrows - Millard House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5347009256


Marker Number 9256
Atlas Number 5347009256
Marker Title Burrows - Millard House
Index Entry Burrows - Millard House
City Millard's Crossing
County Nacogdoches
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 342900
UTM Northing 3504153
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; pioneers
Marker Year 1976
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location north of Nacogdoches on Bus. 59
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Confederate veteran Elijah M. Burrows (1844-93) built the rear portion of this pioneer farmhouse before he married Mary Josephine (Molly) Millard (1848-1901) in 1867. Between 1869 and 1874, he added the rooms and porch across the front. Members of the Burrows family occupied the structure until 1972, when George Van Burrows gave it to Lera Millard (Mrs. Albert) Thomas, descendant of the builder. She moved it .5 mile north to this site and restored it. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1976

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